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Practice Areas
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Wrongful Death
Gary A. Butler
Bio

Gary A. Butler received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications and Criminal Justice from Kings College, located in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, in 1993. Mr. Butler achieved Magna Cum Laude honors. He received his Juris Doctorate degree from The Duquesne University School of Law, located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in 1996.

Prior to joining Wilkes & McHugh, P.A. in 2005, Mr. Butler practiced law with Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC and Grogan Graffam McGinley & Lucchino, P.C. Over his more than ten years of practice, Mr. Butler has gained extensive national experience in both federal and state courts in areas of law such as commercial and intellectual property litigation, product liability litigation, accounting, medical and legal malpractice litigation, as well as white collar criminal defense. Mr. Butler was also involved in both the criminal and civil defenses of a multimillionaire from a prominent family accused of murder in a high profile case that garnered national attention.

Mr. Butler now represents victims of serious personal injuries or the wrongful death of family members.

Mr. Butler is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania. He is a member of the American Association for Justice, the American Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the Allegheny County Bar Association. In 2006, he presented ?Malpractice Litigation Concerning Pressure Ulcers? at the Wound Ostomy & Continence Nurses Society's conference.

In addition to practicing law, Mr. Butler is actively involved with Toastmasters International (making 11 speeches in 2006 alone), the Leukemia Research Foundation, the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, DATA (Debt Aids and Trade for Africa) and the ONE Campaign.

Practice Areas
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Wrongful Death
Current Employment Positions
  • Partner
Bar Admissions
  • Pennsylvania
Professional Associations
  • American Association for Justice
  • American Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Allegheny County Bar Association
Education
  • Duquesne University School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • King's College
      Representative Cases
      • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania vs. John duPont